The COMIT Blog

August 13, 2019

As we look into the future of the UK, it is generally agreed that we must better understand and have a more positive effect on the society in which we live. Studying Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, the provision of infrastructure to supply water, food and homeostasis are...

January 9, 2017

On many occasions I am asked by client organisations the following question:

 “from your discussions with many of the top BIM enabled clients worldwide, what are the top 3 things we need to do?”

Looking at the major capital projects and also those clients wishing to...

October 31, 2016

Last week I attended Digital Construction Week 2016 in London (#DCW2016). This event explores some of the impacts of digitisation and innovation in the construction industry. Many of the COMIT members were either sponsors or presenters at the event which was certainly...

July 18, 2016

We have a challenge, a big challenge and we need a few good engineers to help tackle it!

COMIT members are also by default members of the “Infrastructure Asset Data Dictionary for the UK” group. This group is here to help the UK BIM alliance and the major clients work o...

June 30, 2016

Having dealt with deploying innovations into construction over the last 11 years it’s become increasingly clear as to which companies are truly innovative and which ones just pay lip service to innovations when prompted.

Admittedly, we don’t exist in an industry that en...

June 9, 2016

Congratulations! You have forced your supply chain to collaborate, working together on a common data environment that controls all your data using BS/ PAS 1192 principles. You have set up a working COBie exchange mechanism and secured all your information according to...

April 1, 2016

When we talk about asset information requirements we talk about the pieces of information we need to answer critical questions throughout the life-cycle of a “thing”.

There will be databases, documents, drawings, metadata, spreadsheets, 3D/4D/5D models and all number of...